Agilix Awarded Patent for ‘Universal Microarray’

New Haven, Conn. startup Agilix has gained the sole license to US Patent Number 6,261,782, which covers key technology in a microarray system that is designed to detect gene expression patterns in all genes from any organism. The patent, "Fixed address analysis of sequence tags," was awarded to Yale University July 12, and describes the FAAST transcription analysis system invented by Yale associate professor of pathology Paul Lizardi, a co-founder of Agilix.

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